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A native of Cowpens, Victor Durrah, Jr. is a non-profit leader and has been recognized on numerous occasions for his community work.
Victor earned an Associates Degree from Spartanburg Methodist College and a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Non-Profit Administration and Management from the University of South Carolina Upstate. Victor has worked in the non-profit sector for more than 12 years focusing on youth development.
Victor started his career with the Palmetto Council Boy Scouts of America in September 2010 serving as the Director of Multi-Cultural Markets. During his 10-year tenure in the Youth Development profession, Victor has been recognized as a graduate of the Grassroots Leadership Program, Black History Maker of the Upstate (2012), BSA PDL1, PDL2, PDL3 certified employee, and received the Mary L. Thomas Award for Civic Leadership and Community Change.
Victor serves as Community Services Chairman for the Gaffney Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity. In his spare time Victor serves as the A.I.M (Athletes In Ministry) youth advisor for Born Anew Church located in Spartanburg. Victor co-founded Brothers Restoring Urban Hope, Inc. -- a non-profit organization that focuses on group mentoring for young men.
Victor is currently attending Clemson University and plans to receive his certificate in Non-Profit Leadership. Victor currently serves as Executive Director of Brothers Restoring Urban Hope, Inc.
Victor has personal ties to Habitat for Humanity as his brother is a Habitat homeowner. Victor and his younger brother helped their sibling construct his home.
"Thanks to Habitat for Humanity, my older brother has been able to have a quality and modern home that his children feel safe and comfortable living in," Victor said. "It's been a blessing to my family."